SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
8:30 Nursery Care
8:50 Contemporary Service
9:45 Sunday School
10:00 R. L. Pope Class: Tracy Brinkley
11:00 Worship Service (Sanctuary)
3:00 Church Picnic
3:00 Youth

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Boy Scouts
6:30 Trustee Committee mtg (Parlor)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
7:30 Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Sunrise)
5:45 Yoga
6:30 Mission Committee mtg (Scour room)
6:30 Journey Committee mtg (Parlor)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
5:30 Fellowship Meal
6:00 MS & HS Small Groups
6:15 Handbell rehearsal
6:00 Program: Piedmont Chaplin, Rev. Symanski
7:15 Choir Rehearsal

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Chicks with Sticks (Parlor)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
8:30 Nursery Care
8:50 Contemporary Service
9:45 Sunday School
10:00 R. L. Pope Class: Dave Ogren
11:00 Worship Service

 

MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…

We are CALLED by Christ to
GROW in faith,
BUILD relationships, and
SERVE all people.

 


STEWARDSHIP FOR 2017

Our church finances are as follows:
Total Expenses as of 08/31/17           $572,292.34
Total Income as of 08/31/17              $511,810.51
Net Deficit as of 08/31/17              ($60,481,83)

Total expenses as of August 31, 2017                                    $572,292.34
Total income as of August 31, 2017                                        $511,810.51
Net deficit as of August 31, 2017                                             ($60,481,83)

Memorial United Methodist encourages the Biblical teaching of the tithe. If the ten percent is too far a reach, consider a percentage increase toward the goal. Your sacrificial gift is greatly appreciated and makes our mission possible to grow in faith, build relationships and serve all people.” “Faithfully they brought in the contributions, the tithes…”  II Chronicles 31:12

PRAYER CONCERNS

If you or a loved one would like to be added to the prayer list, please contact Lorna McCullough at (336) 259-5814
*If you put a name on the list, please keep in touch as names will be removed after 3 weeks.*
During this week, please pray for:
  • ALL Military personnel
  • UM Missionaries
  • Tracy Brinkley
  • Rick & Beth Schartiger
  • Winfred Armentrout
  • Herbie Branson
  • Anna Johnson
  • Dee Ellis
  • Priscilla Oldaker
  • Marian Baker
  • Randy & Cathy Meisner
  • Larry & Gayle Murdock
  • Eddie & Linda Childers
  • Kenneth Crisco

MEMORIAL UMC T-SHIRTS!!!

NOW YOU CAN WEAR YOUR FAITH and LOVE OF YOUR CHURCH on your BACK!
We are proud to offer our congregation and community a chance to purchase an official MEMORIAL UMC T-SHIRT. We have coordinated with Paul Grey of Design Illusions (from right here in Thomasville) to set up an online store which will offer short-sleeve and long-sleeve Ts, sweatshirts and hoodies with our official logo across the back and “Memorial United Methodist Church” on the left chest. Color options are sports gray, navy, and white.  We hope that you will not only wear these shirts proudly around town, but also, during events such as Pancake Day, Trash and Treasure, Gifts Galore, and such

We are to place orders through the DESIGN ILLUSIONS website and NOT through the church office.

ORDER your MUMC T-SHIRT HERE
use the CODE: MUMC17

NO COMPUTER?  NO PROBLEM!  If you still want a shirt, but cannot order online:
1)  FILL OUT a HARD COPY ORDER FORM FOUND HERE
2)  ATTACH PAYMENT – Checks should be made out to “Design Illusions
3)  MAIL or DELIVER to “Design Illusions, 1010 W. Holly Hill Road,  Thomasville, NC 27360.

We are keeping the work in Thomasville. Paul and Design Illusions have always provided excellent quality and service.

SERMON SERIES

Hope:  Lessons on Having Plenty In a World on Short Supply

Come an join us for worship Sundays 8:50 AM (Contemporary Worship) & 11 AM (Traditional Worship)

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ARE BACK!!!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
5:30 PM – DINNER
6:00 PM – PROGRAM
6:00 PM – YOUTH SMALL GROUPS
6:00 PM – KID’S CHOIR PRACTICE
6:15 PM – HANDBELL PRACTICE
6:30 PM  – KID’S KLUB
7:15 PM  – CHANCEL CHOIR PRACTICE

JOIN US for great FOOD, FELLOWSHIP, and FUN!

COST: The Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinner prices are as follows:
Adults  $8.00
Children (12 & under)  $4.50
Families (children 12 & under) $18.00
Families (children Over 12)  $20.00

UPCOMING PROGRAMS
September 20: Piedmont Chaplin, Rev. Symanski
September 27: Finch Preaching Mission

PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATION BY NOON ON MONDAYS.

CHURCH PICNIC

SEPTEMBER 17
3 – 7 PM
SONNY KOONTZ’S FARM

Come on out to Sonny Koontz’s Farm (Directions from the church can be found HERE)  for a great time of FUN, FOOD and FELLOWSHIP!

We will have burgers and hotdogs on the grill! We will have Cornhole, Football, Bounce houses, and Crafts.

Bring a LAWN CHAIR to sit on, a DESSERT to share, and a FRIEND to add to the fun!

If you have any questions please call the church office (336) 472-7718 and talk to Rodney!

FINCH PREACHING MISSION

OCTOBER 1 – 3

Rev. Dr. Thomas K. Tewell

All Sunday school classes are invited to the R. L. Pope class to hear Dr. Tewell on Sunday, October 1 at 10:00 AM, then attend the 11:00 AM worship service in the sanctuary.  Don’t forget to make reservations for lunch by calling the church office (336) 472-7718 by Noon, Monday, September 25

Return Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings for congregational singing at 6:45 PM and services at 7:00 PM.  Special music will be presented at each service.

Following Monday evening’s service there will be a reception in the CEC to meet and talk with Dr. Tewell.

Love offerings each evening will go to CCM to help our neighbors in need.  Child care is provided each evening also.
Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss a single event!

DISASTER RELIEF

Many of you have been asking how can we help the people affected by the recent Hurricanes?  I am proud to tell you that the United Methodist Church is one of the first groups to respond to emergencies like this.  UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief) were prepared with Early Response Teams, disaster coordinators, and many volunteers as soon as Harvey came through Texas and now they will be entering Florida as well in the aftermath of Irma!

Although UMCOR has suggested to hold off on sending teams and individuals to join the work already in progress (there will definitely be opportunities for this in the future), there are still a number of ways YOU CAN HELP with the clean up efforts RIGHT NOW:

  1. PRAY for the volunteers and people who have been impacted by the disasters.  The needs are vast and the work is plentiful, but there are still many dangerous situations that need to be taken care of by trained people who need guidance and support in the way of prayer.
  2. DONATE MONEY.  Simply write a check to: “Memorial UMC” (drop off or mail to: 101 Randolph Street, Thomasville, NC 27360) Please note in the memo line: “Advance #901670” for Hurricane Harvey (Texas) & Hurricane Irma (Florida) Relief efforts.
  3. MAKE “FLOOD BUCKETS”:  We have a very special opportunity to make a BIG impact here!  FREE 5 GALLON PLASTIC BUCKETS have been donated to our church (we have reserved 75 of them, but we can get more if needed)!!!  The buckets can be found in the CHRISTIAN ENRICHMENT CENTER near the “CCM SHELVES”.  Pick up a bucket (or more) and fill it with the supplies listed on the official PACKING LIST HERE.  For INSTRUCTIONS on how to assemble your bucket(s) CHECK OUT THE VIDEO.  RETURN the bucket(s) to MEMORIAL UMC by TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 and we have arranged for delivery to the WNCC DISASTER RELIEF WAREHOUSE!

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, call the Church Office: (336) 472-7718

UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 16 – GIRL SCOUT TEA
SEPTEMBER 17 – CHURCH PICNIC (Sonny Koontz’s Farm)
OCTOBER 1-3 – FINCH PREACHING MISSION
OCTOBER 25 – TRUNK-R-TREAT (@ MEMORIAL UMC)
OCTOBER 29 – CHILDREN’S SABBATH
NOVEMBER 4 – GIFTS GALORE CRAFT FAIR
NOVEMBER 19 – STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY
NOVEMBER 23 – THANKSGIVING BREAKFAST
NOVEMBER 27 – THOMASVILLE MISSIONAL NETWORK CHARGE CONFERENCE
DECEMBER 3 – ADVENT CANTATA
DECEMBER 3 – CHRISMON SERVICE (11 AM SERVICE)
DECEMBER 4 – ARTS ALIVE ART ACADEMY FALL SEMESTER ENDS
DECEMBER 8-10 – JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM
DECEMBER 10 – LESSONS & CAROLS (8:50 AM SERVICE)
DECEMBER 13 – ARTS ALIVE ART ACADEMY DINNER/RECITAL
DECEMBER 17 – LOVE FEAST
DECEMBER 24 – CHRISTMAS EVE COMMUNION

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